International Accounting Foreign Employment Tax Manager

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Job Description

PwC's US Finance organization is a strategic business advisor responsible for managing the firm's financial risk, including: financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and assisting leadership with strategic and tactical matters. Services include: budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs, data and analytics related to portfolio performance, shared services and financing. Finance works daily with US Leadership, engagement partners and managers on managing the profitability of engagements and the overall business portfolio. Finance also works closely with the Network on portfolio management and investment decisions and has assisted other PwC Network firms regionalize their financial operations. Finance also analyzes potential acquisitions, joint ventures, partnerships and divestitures, assisting with all integration and separation matters likely to arise.

Controller Operations is comprised of a group of talented finance professionals who provide service to our internal clients in the following areas:

Budgeting, Reporting, Regulatory and Statutory Compliance, Business Operations, Domestic and International Accounting Operations, and Finance Strategy and Business Operations.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 4

Minimum Degree Required: High School Diploma or GED

Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success managing efforts in the following areas:

* Provide tax support and guidance to international business travelers;

* Leverage the standard suite of work solutions (e.g., Lotus Notes, Microsoft and Google suite, etc.);

* Oversee domestic and foreign employment and withholding tax payments and refunds;

* Analyze financial data, create reports and prepare recommendations to leadership;

* Develop and implement controls and procedures to establish processing, financial analysis and reporting is timely and accurate;

* Define and manage strategic projects to improve and monitor efficiencies;

* Escalate complex issues to leadership;

* Provide proactive, quality financial counsel and support to internal customers;

* Team with other strategic enabler groups on projects to provide solutions to challenges due to process and/or system changes/enhancements, and/or leadership requests;

* Coach, develop and mentor staff as well as provide finance-specific training;

* Implement performance objectives and metrics;

* Lead special projects by coordinating staff participation and aligning skill sets with overall project objectives;

* Employ a high level of influence to build consensus on challenging issues (e.g., proposed changes in operating procedures, development of new methodologies or approaches); and,

* Utilize research, analysis and consultation to reach sound conclusions and propose solutions.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success managing efforts in the following areas:

* Collaborate with support functions to research, analyze, and evaluate immigration and foreign tax filing requirements arising from staff and partners’ business travel abroad;

* Analyze data to prioritize and prepare multiple monthly, quarterly, and annual foreign employment tax filing requirements;

* Assist in audits with domestic and foreign tax authorities;

* Review, analyze, and prepare account reconciliations for domestic/foreign employment and withholding taxes;

* Shadow payroll cost and excess tax cost calculations;

* Prepare and monitor the International Business Travel (IBT) domestic and foreign tax authorization lists;

* Manage and coordinate year-end procedures to meet tight deadlines and establish compliance;

* Take ownership for the quality of the team’s work products and address the needs of the customer, the Firm and other stakeholders;

* Interact effectively with system programmers and database administrators to develop or improve systems or tools;

* Liaise with Lines of Service (LoS) and other functional groups to establish customer needs are understood and appropriately responded to;

* Act as a resource on all department processes and/or identifies the resource with the required specialization;

* Develop and implement new techniques, policies and procedures;

* Assess and proactively recommend staffing changes to establish the team has the capability, competence and capacity to perform departmental functions;

* Actively participate in the hiring, performance review, and termination processes;

* Participate in cost containment, control improvements and process efficiencies; and,

* Complete ad hoc assignments/projects with little to no guidance.